Singer and Goodwill Ambassador Shehzad Roy shared a video on Twitter of Hunza boys playing instruments he had sent them and sparked joy among Pakistanis.
Roy, who founded Zindagi Trust which works in the social development sector in the country, wrote that he had completed a mission to send instruments to beneficiaries which he first saw in a video where they were playing instruments. plastic instruments. His manager eventually tracked them down in Hunza and learned that the video was 10 years old and the children were now adults.
He said watching the Hunza kids video reminded him of when he was a kid who wanted a distortion pedal for his guitar, which was not available in Pakistan. He said in the video uploaded to his Twitter page that he still remembers the joy he felt when he finally got the role and wanted to do the same for the boys.
He sent the instruments to the now adult men and asked them to play the same song, ‘Aao Bacho Sayr Karaen Tum Ko Pakistan Ki’ which can be seen in the same video.
The video also features a message of gratitude from Kashif Nawaz, band founder Josh, who then sings a verse from the aforementioned song.
Roy’s gesture received praise on social media.
Roy is highly respected for his social work and this gesture has opened people’s eyes to the creative possibilities.
Nor does Roy’s gesture concern politics or the party one supports.
Last month, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher had a friendly exchange with Roy when he posted the video of the Hunza boys, but identified them as Indians. He tweeted his mistake.